How to See Heart Rate on Apple Watch Using Siri (2022)

Use Siri to quickly view your heart rate on your Apple Watch.

Every Apple Watch has a heart rate monitor built-in. Whether you want to see your heart rate during workouts or have a heart condition and would like to receive alerts when your heartbeat is irregular, this is an incredibly useful feature. Siri can even show you the most up-to-date information on your heart rate if you simply ask! In this article, we’ll go over how to use Siri to view the heart rate monitor on your Apple Watch.

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How to Set Up Your Heart Rate Monitor with Apple Watch

To learn how to make the most of your Apple Watch features, sign up for our free Tip of the Day Newsletter. Before asking Siri your heart rate, you’ll need to make sure you have heart rate tracking enabled. Let's cover how to enable the Heart Rate feature on your Apple Watch.

  1. Press the Digital Crown on the side of your watch to bring up the home screen.
  2. Tap the Settings app.

    Tap the Settings app.
  3. Turn the Digital Crown to scroll, and tap Privacy.

    Scroll, and tap Privacy.
  4. Scroll down and tap Health.

    Scroll down and tap Health.
  5. Tap Heart Rate.

    Tap Heart Rate.
  6. Tap the Heart Rate toggle to enable heart rate monitoring. (The toggle is green when enabled.)

    Tap the toggle to turn heart rate monitoring on or off.

With heart rate monitoring turned on, your Apple Watch will continuously check your heart rate throughout the day. If you do not want 24/7 heart monitoring, simply follow the same steps above, and toggle the feature off.

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How to Use Siri to Check Heart Rate on Apple Watch

Now that you know how to turn heart rate monitoring on and off, let’s go over how to check your heart rate with Siri on your Apple Watch. The easiest way to access Siri is to activate Hey Siri on your Apple Watch. This way, Siri will activate and respond to requests anytime you say "Hey Siri." To check your heart rate on your Apple Watch: 

  1. Say, Hey Siri, what is my heart rate?
  2. If you don't have Hey Siri enabled, you can also press and hold the Digital Crown until the Siri interface appears. Then say, what is my heart rate?

    Press and hold the Digital Crown until the Siri interface appears.
  3. Siri will open the Heart Rate app and begin measuring your heart rate.

    Siri will open the Heart Rate app

How to Manually Check Heart Rate on Apple Watch

If you're in a crowded or quiet area and want to avoid using Siri, you can also manually check your heart rate. Follow the steps below to check your heart rate on your Apple Watch. 

  1. Press the Digital Crown to bring up the Home Screen.
  2. Tap the Heart Rate app.

    Tap the Heart Rate app.
  3. Tap Current to see your heart rate in real-time.

    Tap Current to see your heart rate in real-time.

Now that you know how to use the heart rate monitor for Apple Watch, you can easily check your heart rate at any time. While monitoring your heart rate throughout the day, your Apple Watch will send you a notification if it detects unusual heart rhythms, a low heart rate, or a high heart rate. Now this handy feature is easier to access than ever!

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Rhett Intriago

Rhett Intriago is a passionate writer and Apple enthusiast. When he’s not drafting iPhone Life articles, he prefers to spend his free time gaming with friends, watching anime with his wife, or playing with his three cats.